Transport Phenomena in Porous Media IIIby Derek B Ingham
Pub. Date: 11/17/2005
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Fluid and flow problems in porous media have attracted the attention of industrialists, engineers and scientists from varying disciplines, such as chemical, environmental, and mechanical engineering, geothermal physics and food science. There has been a increasing interest in heat and fluid flows through porous media, making this book a timely and appropriate
Fluid and flow problems in porous media have attracted the attention of industrialists, engineers and scientists from varying disciplines, such as chemical, environmental, and mechanical engineering, geothermal physics and food science. There has been a increasing interest in heat and fluid flows through porous media, making this book a timely and appropriate resource.
Each chapter is systematically detailed to be easily grasped by a research worker with basic knowledge of fluid mechanics, heat transfer and computational and experimental methods. At the same time, the readers will be informed of the most recent research literature in the field, giving it dual usage as both a post-grad text book and professional reference.
Written by the recent directors of the NATO Advanced Study Institute session on 'Emerging Technologies and Techniques in Porous Media' (June 2003), this book is a timely and essential reference for scientists and engineers within a variety of fields.
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Table of Contents
Preface. The fundamental theory of flow through permeable media from Darcy to turbulence (J.L. Lage). Transport phenomena in enclosed porous cavities (C.K. Chen, S.W. Hsiao). Heat conduction (Ping Cheng, Chin-Tsau Hsu). Onset of oscillatory convection in a porous medium (S. Kimura). Thermal nonequilibrium forced convection in porous media (A.V. Kuznetsov). Mathematical models for heat and mass transport in geothermal systems (R. McKibbin). Natural convection in a horizontal porous annulus (M.C. Charrier-Mojtabi, A. Mojtabi). A unified treatment of Darcy-Forchheimer boundary-layer flows (A. Nakayama). Transient convection heat transfer in a porous medium: external flows (I. Pop et al.). Thermal boundary-layer instabilities in porous media: a critical review (D.A.S. Rees). Effects of anisotropy on convective flow through porous media (L. Storesletten). Free convection in rotation porous media (P. Vadasz). Non-Darcian effects in confined forced convective flows (K. Vafai, A. Amiri). Natural convection in enclosures filled with anisotropic porous media (P. Vasseur, L. Robillard). Internal natural, forced and mixed convection in fluid-saturated porous medium (B.X. Wang et al.). Modeling multiphase flow and transport in porous media (C.Y. Wang). Convective heat flow from suddenly heated surfaces embedded in porous media (R. Bradean et al.).
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